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today at cnn, a secret american drone base somewhere in saudi arabia, now this is according, these are reports from two major newspapers today, saying that this u.s. launches these drone attacks against al qaeda targets from that particular base. i want to bring in two folks here at the pentagon chris lawrence also michael holmes from cnn international. chris, it's not a total surprise that this was there in saudi arabia, but certainly it was not something that they officially wanted to reveal. why are they doing it now? >> that's the big question, suzanne, why did this come out? we reported two years ago from our sources u.s. officials were telling us the cia was building an airstrip in the a arabian peninsula. it was hinted it would possibly be in saudi arabia. but we never had any sort of agreement to withhold that. we simply reported it was being built in the arabian peninsula. others entered an agreement with the white house to hold back the exact location. why that is coming out now? that's what we are trying to figure out. it's certainly extremely provocative. you cou
to become the next director of the cia. two voices i want to bring in. we have cnn senior legal analyst jeff toobin here sitting with me in new york and in atlanta, tom juneau, esquire writer at large. tom, let me begin with you. you and i have talked multiple times about drones, ad nauseam about your piece in "esquire" last july, you write about anwar al awlaki, his son who you call collateral damage. in learning of this sort of secret memo coming about, was there anything in it that surprised you? >> yeah, a few things. number one, you know, this is the -- we're familiar with the sound of the administration speaking to us about these -- about this program. they have justified it in various different venues. but this is the sound of the administration speaking to itself. and when the administration speaks to itself, it gives itself even more power than i think than anybody thought. it sort of -- it is a hypothetical situation it describes. it keeps on describing an informed high level executive who can make these decisions. and it is amazing how much power this white paper gives that inform
apocalypse. >> reporter: -- cnn -- >> canada will never become a safe haven for zombies ever. >> here here. >> reporter: new york. >> that's so silly. that's it for me. i'm suzanne malveaux. "cnn newsroom" continues now with brooke baldwin. >>> happy friday. i woke up in mobile, alabama, talking to cruise ship passengers and right now i am back at cnn world headquarters in atlanta because if you watch the show enough you know i am a space geek and we are minutes away from this fly-by that will make space history. this is the first time an asteroid of this size will get this close to earth. so watch the clock with me. i'm talking eastern time. it is supposed to happen at 2:25 p.m. to be precise. as we know, scientists are -- scientists say at this time it will be no closer than 17,200 miles from earth. i know, you hear 17,200, yes that is considered close. i know it sounds like a long way away, but in space terms, that's actually a razor thin distance and this video actually shows the asteroid, it is the bright white dot, i know there are a couple on your screen, but the main one moving aro
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in the bunker and another in a pvc pipe. cnn's learned explosives weren't the only unstable variable law enforcement had to deal with. there was dykes' state of mind. neighbors describe the 65-year-old as a paranoid anti-government loner, fixated on a conspiracy involving horse racing. >> he used to keep notebooks of horse races. he always said that the mafia run the horse races. >> reporter: sources close to the case say while talking to police from the bunker a contentious dykes would ramble on about his theory and wanted to get his message out. >> mr. dykes, he feels like he has a story that's important to him, although it's very complex. >> reporter: in the early hours of the standoff local authorities even contemplated sending in a local reporter to talk to dykes. >> i knew the school bus driver had been shot. >> reporter: local blogger ricky stokes was the first reporter on the scene, capturing this video. he says authorities approached him with the idea. >> and you were willing to go along with that? >> anything they needed me to do, if it meant me showing him how to use the equip
mariano, after she shared her concerns about his weight on an interview on cnn. >> i'm worried he may have a heart attack, a stroke. it's almost like a timebomb waiting to happen unless he addresses those issues. before he runs for office. >> in that interview, mariano said she never met christie. much less examined him. here's how the governor responded today. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who's never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records and knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2,400 miles away. she must be a genius. my children saw that last night. and she sat there on tv and said, i'm afraid he's going to die in office. i have four children between 9 and 19. my children, my 12-year-old son came to me and said, dad, are you going to die? come on. this is irresponsible stuff. this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> dr. mariano has never met or examined governor christie, she said that. it's also true she's board certified in internal medicine, spent nine years as the white house physici
connie mariano, who yesterday on cnn called the governor a time bomb. >> i'm a physician more than i am a democrat or republican, and i worry about this man dying in office. >> she must be a genius. >> reporter: the governor questioned how dr. mariano could diagnose him from her office in arizona. >> and it's completely irresponsible. my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says dad, are you going to die? >> hey! bring it, fat boy! >> chris christie said he's not sure if he's going to run for re-election next year. he was like, oh, i'll collapse that bridge when i get to it. >> reporter: the governor's weight has been a constant issue, which he has handled both with humor -- days ago, eating a donut on the set of his chief tormentor, david letterman -- and with humility. here's what he told diane sawyer about his work with a personal trainer. >> what do you say to yourself to psych yourself into it? >> ah, i just look in the mirror, diane. i just go, okay, i got to get healthier. >> reporter: christie, who was slender and athletic as a young man, insists his health is still good.
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